With some of the finest mountain scenery and skiing for all abilities Banff continues to be one of the top North American resorts, with over 125 years of idilic mountain wilderness. Accommodation is great value because winter is classed as low season and you will find a fantastic choice to suit all tastes and budgets! Chalets, Hotels, B&B's to cosy Inns or family friendly Condos'. Banff is made up of two ski areas, Norquay which is approximately 10 minutes drive from the centre of town, and Sunshine Village about 20 minutes away. The bus service is free when you buy the tri-area Lift Pass.
Banff's main street has plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. Après ski can be found either at the top of the SunshineVillage Gondola or downtown with its live country and western music. Whereas Sunshine is great for all levels of skier whilst, Norquay is great for intermediate and advanced but does not have a beginner area.
National Park beauty with great nightlife. Getting there: Banff is approximately 2 hours away from Calgary Airport.
Beg 20% Int 55% Adv 25%
Self Drive Distance
129Km: 2-3hrs from Calgary
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Last Updated: Feb 2012